Paper Talk: Sunday’s football transfer rumours and gossip from the UK newspapers


Check out all the latest rumours and gossip from Sunday’s national newspapers.


Arsenal have admitted defeat in their efforts to sign Monaco star Thomas Lemar.

Glenn Hoddle says Danny Rose is only saying what all Tottenham players are thinking and his team-mates won’t be angry.

Hugo Lloris has backed the Tottenham board following Danny Rose’s outburst over transfer policy and wages.

Luke Shaw has no intention of leaving Manchester United despite the club being linked to fellow left-back Danny Rose.

Manchester United deal-maker Ed Woodward is trying to give Jose Mourinho his ideal summer by finally landing Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.

Liverpool have told Emre Can he is going nowhere – even though the German’s contract stand-off with the club shows no sign of being resolved.

Barcelona are set to announce the signing of Paulinho in a deal worth £36.5m.

Jurgen Klopp wants £60m-rated Lorenzo Insigne if he has to replace Barcelona target Philippe Coutinho.

Tottenham’s £27m target Davinson Sanchez has gone on strike – refusing to board the Ajax team bus for their first game of the new season.

Gylfi Sigurdsson will finally seal his move to Everton this week – setting off deals for Nacer Chadli to move to Swansea and Ross Barkley to Spurs.

Wolves are ­plotting a £20m double striker swoop for Sheffield Wednesday’s Jordan Rhodes and Nelson Oliveira of Norwich.

West Brom will join the race for Hull midfielder Sam Clucas if they miss out on Everton’s Gareth Barry.

Liverpool and Newcastle are leading the chase for the ‘new Andy Carroll’, Hartlepool kid Connor Simpson.

Championship rivals Reading have offered Aston Villa a £3m deal for Leandro Bacuna.

Tottenham shouldn’t worry about a lack of transfers but Newcastle should according to former player Les Ferdinand.

Chelsea’s third-choice ‘keeper Eduardo wants to leave the club to preserve his Portugal World Cup place.

Arsenal have told Newcastle and Brighton to stump up £20m to sign Lucas Perez.

Watford are set to launch a £10m bid for Gent goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic.

Tottenham are plotting a £50m double swoop for Pape Cheik Diop and Davinson Sanchez.


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